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Camilla Bausch Comments on EU Commission President Ursula v.d. Leyen's Green Deal Keynote at the World Economic Forum

Camilla Bausch Comments on EU Commission President Ursula v.d. Leyen's Green Deal Keynote at the World Economic Forum

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22 January 2020
Berlin
Germany
The new conservative President of the EU Commission, Ursula v.d. Leyen, laid out a plan for a climate neutral EU which will require transformation and offer opportunities.

Dr. Camilla Bausch provided live comments for the news service WELT during Ursula von der Leyen's keynote address on the European Green Deal (EGN) at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Von der Leyen presented tenets of the EGN – her key political project as the new EC President. The EGN aims to set a path for a climate neutral economy by 2050.

Dr. Bausch spoke to the importance of alliances and cooperation within the EU and the world. She touched on the responsibilities of industry and governments as well as consumers. She also remarked briefly on the social acceptability of the steps necessary to transform into climate-neutral economy. Dr. Bausch’s contribution takes place at 2:58 - 6:45 and from 35:00.

Von der Leyen’s speech can be viewed here in the original English.